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David Johnson  American  1827 -1908
Born: New York New York  
Died: Walden New York  
Active: New York New York  
Hudson River Valley New York  
 New England  
Addresses:  New York New York   Studio
Studied: Antique School at National Academy of Design 1840s
Instructors: Jasper Francis Cropsey 1850
Exhibited: National Academy of Design 1849-1899
Brooklyn Art Association 1861-1882, 1892
American Art Union 1849
Centennial Exhibition 1876 Philadelphia 
Massachusetts Charitable Mechanics' Association, B 1878
Paris Salon 1877
Examples of Work: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas 
Specialty: Painter
Style/School: Hudson River School
Subjects Known For: Landscapes
Memberships: National Academy of Design ANA 1859; NA 1861
Artists' Fund Society, Philadelphia 
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David Johnson was a successful landscape painter of the Hudson River School. His fine draftsmanship and rich colors portrayed picturesque scenes of upper New York State and New England. He was born in New York City in 1827. Although he spent most of his professional life there, his freque... (More)

David Johnson was one of the last surviving artists of the Hudson River School. He studied at the Antique School of the National Academy of Design in the 1840s. Johnson was based in NYC but made many sketching trips throug... (More)

David Johnson was a prominent member of the Hudson River School's second generation. Endowed with a rare ability to paint both the details and the whole plan of nature, Johnson created refined, richly-detailed landscapes. Bo... (More)

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